Department of Health and Environment in Lawrence, Kansas

Popularity:#2 of 2 Health Departments in Lawrence#2 of 2 Health Departments in Douglas County#83 of 83 Health Departments in Kansas#2,787 in Health Departments

Department of Health and Environment Details

View Address and Phone Number for Department of Health and Environment, a Health Department, at West 24th Street, Lawrence KS.

Name
Department of Health and Environment
Address
800 West 24th Street
Lawrence, Kansas, 66046
Phone
785-842-4600

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About the Department of Health and Environment

The Department of Health and Environment, located in Lawrence, KS, monitors public health risks, coordinates Lawrence agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Kansas public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Douglas County public records.

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Lawrence Health Statistics

Find Lawrence Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lawrence Population of People With Disabilities
 LawrenceDouglas County
People With Disabilities9,939 (10.6%)12,652 (10.8%)
Females With Disabilities5,600 (11.8%)6,938 (11.7%)
Males With Disabilities4,339 (9.4%)5,714 (9.9%)
Lawrence Population by Disability Type
 LawrenceDouglas County
Hearing Difficulty2,296 (2.5%)3,274 (2.8%)
Vision Difficulty1,379 (1.5%)1,674 (1.4%)
Cognitive Difficulty5,030 (5.7%)6,050 (5.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty3,945 (4.5%)5,090 (4.6%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,828 (2.1%)2,249 (2.0%)
Independent Living Difficulty2,989 (3.9%)3,687 (3.9%)
Lawrence Public Health Insurance Coverage
 LawrenceDouglas County
Public Health Insurance18,374 (19.7%)24,369 (20.8%)
Medicare Coverage10,422 (11.1%)14,054 (12.0%)
Medicaid Coverage9,079 (9.7%)11,591 (9.9%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,728 (1.8%)2,166 (1.8%)
Lawrence Private Health Insurance Coverage
 LawrenceDouglas County
Private Health Insurance75,164 (80.4%)94,279 (80.5%)
Employer Based Coverage58,927 (63.0%)74,747 (63.8%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage19,190 (20.5%)23,295 (19.9%)
Tricare & Military Coverage2,799 (3.0%)3,271 (2.8%)